Department of Informatics

Welcome to all our students! 

Do you trust online banking? Is online shopping safe? Wondering how Google finds answers to your searchers so quickly? Or how graphics in video games are made? Will you be developing software and IT solutions for the future? If you think these questions sound exciting, then our study programs are for you!

We prepare our graduates for highly diverse careers in ICT, finance, media and academia. Did you start your computer science studies outside of Norway? We have several options for you to be a student of our department or to start a research career with us.

Research in front

Algorithms, Love and Adventure

Professor Michael Fellows loves mathematics, algorithms and computer science. The love resulted in not only ground-breaking research, but passion plays and true love.


Informatics researcher grabs top EU grant

Daniel Lokshtanov has been awarded the prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council. He is currently the third researcher at the University of Bergen to hold such a grant.

Research | Informatics

A joint effort to boost information security

The Department of Informatics cooperates with Simula Research Laboratory to increase data security in Norway. The partnership will materialize in a new company called Simula@UiB.

Our paper on TIM barrel proteins is out!

Similarity in shape dictates signature intrinsic dynamics despite no functional conservation in TIM Barrel enzymes

Similarity in Shape Dictates Signature Intrinsic Dynamics Despite No Functional Conservation in TIM Barrel Enzymes

Study With Us!

Learn more about our Bachelor, MasterPhD and Exchange programs.

Find out how to apply to all our programs.

Best ICT Institute in Norway

Rated by the Research Council of Norway in 2012

Best Masters Degree in Scientific and Technical Subjects

Rated by Studiebarometeret in 2015

Master student in program development

The good thing about being a student at the department is being in a very good academic environment
Uma Behera